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With no stable isotopes and an atomic mass of 223, Francium is a silverish-grey-metallic like colour, and has a melting point of 27 degrees Celsius, and a boiling point of 677 degrees Celsius. Its atomic number is 87, and at room temperature, Francium can be found in its usual solid state. Its density, at 20 degrees celsius, is 1.873 grams.
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In 1935, Marguerite Perey, French chemist, had seen an intriguing article about myths that scientists had been noticing beta particles with unusually high amounts of energy emitting from actinium. This enthralled Perey, and being the actinium expert she was, she decided to pick at the subject a little more.

Using an ultra pure actinium sample, she studied its radiation closely and found that 1% of the radioactivity was formed from the emittance of alpha particles, not beta, to her surprise. The discovery that actinium-227 could decay by discharging a helium nucleus, or an alpha particle, came to her quickly, and she had given the daughter nucleus, an undiscovered element, the name Francium, in deep pride and honour of her home country.

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Francium doesn't do anything. At all. There have been no discoveries to prove otherwise.

However, Francium is not completely useless. Francium is important, as it was the borderline element for approximately all other discoveries of elements in a laboratory, like a chain effect.


While Francium, with it's chemical symbol of (Fr), was originally named after Perey's home country, France, it was formerly known as eka-caesium or actinium K. It's highly radioactive, and decays into astatine, radon and radium.

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Francium is number 87 on the periodic table, and scientists predict that their is no more than one ounce of Francium in the earth’s crust at one time. Its density, at 20 degrees Celsius, is 1.873 grams. Francium joins with it’s five alkali metal friends in the Group 1 section of the periodic table: lithium. sodium, potassium, rubidium and cesium. On earth, Francium can be found in decaying actinium-227
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There are no reported, commercially significant compounds of Francium. Francium is hardly reactive.


Francium is highly radioactive in it's form and is a threat to mankind...

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book: The Alkali Metals by Kristi Lew

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